Road surface improvements to Yarrangobilly Caves Road

6 March 2015

Work will start next Monday 9 March to lay new gravel on Yarrangobilly Caves Road in Kosciuszko National Park to improve the road surface.

A Roads and Maritime Services spokesperson said the new gravel will provide a safer road surface for motorists by reducing the number of potholes and rutting.

“Yarrangobilly Caves Road is the main access road to the Yarrangobilly Caves, a popular tourist destination in Kosciuszko National Park,” the spokesperson said.

“While regular maintenance is carried out on the road, additional funding of $185,000 has allowed for more substantial upgrades.

“Work to lay gravel on various section of the 12 kilometre long road will be carried out on weekdays between 7am and 5pm, weather permitting.

“Traffic controllers will be in place to guide traffic on the single lane road and motorists are advised there may short delays.

“Motorists should plan their trip, allow extra travel time and follow all signs including a reduced speed limit of 40 km/h.

“Roads and Maritime thanks the community for its patience during this importance maintenance work, which is expected to take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting,” the spokesperson said.

For the latest traffic information visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701.

CONTACT: Roads and Maritime Services Media Unit - 8588 5999

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